Belch and Burp

Belch

belch n : a reflex that expels wind noisily from the stomach through the mouth [syn: {belching}, {burp}, {burping}, {eructation}] v 1: expel gas from the stomach; "In China it is polite to burp at the table" [syn: {burp}, {bubble}, {eruct}] 2: become active and spew forth lava and rocks; "Vesuvius erupts once in a while" [syn: {erupt}, {extravasate}]

68 Moby Thesaurus words for "belch": blare, blat, blow open, blow out, bray, break out, burp, burr, burst, burst forth, burst out, buzz, cackle, cascade, caw, chirr, clang, clangor, clank, clash, craunch, croak, crump, crunch, debouchment, discharge, disgorge, dissiliency, eject, eruct, eructate, eructation, erupt, eruption, expel, flare-up, gas, grind, groan, growl, grumble, gush, hiccup, hurl forth, irrupt, jangle, jar, jet, outbreak, outburst, rapids, rasp, rush, scranch, scrape, scratch, scrunch, snarl, snore, spate, spew, spout, spurt, torrent, twang, volcan, vomit, wind

Belch \Belch\, n. 1. The act of belching; also, that which is belched; an eructation. [1913 Webster] 2. Malt liquor; -- vulgarly so called as causing eructation. [Obs.] --Dennis. [1913 Webster]

Belch \Belch\, v. i. 1. To eject wind from the stomach through the mouth; to eructate. [1913 Webster] 2. To issue with spasmodic force or noise. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]

Belch \Belch\ (b[e^]lch; 224), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Belched} (b[e^]lch); p. pr. & vb. n. {Belching}.] [OE. belken, AS. bealcan, akin to E. bellow. See {Bellow}, v. i.] 1. To eject or throw up from the stomach with violence; to eruct. [1913 Webster] I belched a hurricane of wind. --Swift. [1913 Webster] 2. To eject violently from within; to cast forth; to emit; to give vent to; to vent. [1913 Webster] Within the gates that now Stood open wide, belching outrageous flame. --Milton. [1913 Webster]

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Burp

Belching (also known as burping, ructus, or eructation) is the release of gas from the digestive tract (mainly esophagus and stomach) through the mouth.

burp n : a reflex that expels wind noisily from the stomach through the mouth [syn: {belch}, {belching}, {burping}, {eructation}] v : expel gas from the stomach; "In China it is polite to burp at the table" [syn: {bubble}, {belch}, {eruct}]

burp \burp\, burping \burping\n. a reflex that expels wind noisily from the stomach through the mouth. Syn: belch, belching, burping, eructation. [WordNet 1.5]

burp \burp\ v. t. to cause to belch; -- used especially of actions parents take to relieve stomach gas in infants; as, mother fed and burped the baby, and put her to bed. [PJC]

burp \burp\ v. i. to same as {belch}; as, In China it is polite to burp at the table. Syn: bubble, belch, eruct, expel gas. [WordNet 1.5]

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  • belch: WordNet (r) 2.0
  • belch: Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0
  • belch: The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.44
  • belch: The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.44
  • belch: The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.44
  • burp: WordNet (r) 2.0
  • burp: The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.44
  • burp: The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.44
  • burp: The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.44

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